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Board Chair Colleen MacPherson Receives Public Education Advocacy Award

June 08, 2023
Colleen_MacPherson.jpgSaskatoon Public Schools is excited to announce that board chair Colleen MacPherson is receiving the 2023 Public Education Advocacy Award from the Canadian Teachers’ Federation. The award will be presented to Colleen at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation annual general meeting in July in Ottawa. 

Since becoming a school board trustee in 2009, Colleen has been a tireless advocate for education. She was elected board chair in 2019 and has helped lead the division through the pandemic, tough economic times and increased inflationary pressures. Despite the challenges, Colleen has never failed to celebrate and share the division’s success stories, especially those of its students, teachers and schools. 

Colleen’s advocacy has focused on the message that predictable, sustainable education funding is an investment, not an expense, and that a robust education system is key to our collective social and economic future. 

Saskatoon Public Schools congratulates our board chair on this award and we thank her for her ongoing commitment to advocating for public education.